tea bag


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tea bag

n.
A small porous sack holding enough leaves, fruits, flowers, or other plant parts to make an individual serving of tea.

tea bag

n
1. (Cookery) a small bag of paper or cloth containing tea leaves, infused in boiling water to make tea

tea′ bag`


n.
a small sack, usu. of thin paper holding a measured amount of tea leaves for making an individual serving of tea.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tea bag - a measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of teatea bag - a measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of tea
tea leaf, tea - dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea; "the store shelves held many different kinds of tea"; "they threw the tea into Boston harbor"
2.tea bag - small paper bag holding a measure of tea
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
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